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Kyrgyz President Tells Ministers To Quit Political Parties


http://gdb.rferl.org/51178C5B-2177-4E0F-BE64-CD85F455CB6B_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/51178C5B-2177-4E0F-BE64-CD85F455CB6B_mw800_mh600.jpg Kyrgyz President Kurmanbek Bakiev (file photo) (RFE/RL) April 10, 2006 -- Kyrgyz President Kurmanbek Bakiev today told ministers either to stop playing an active in their political parties or to leave office within three days.


Bakiev, addressing a session of the government, said some ministers continue to devote time to political parties rather than their ministerial duties despite laws against being a minister and a member of a party.


(ITAR-TASS)

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